Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park

Overview

Overview

Tarangire River- The lifeline of Tarangire

Tarangire national park is situated in the Manyara locale of Tanzania, the park is supplied with assorted biodiversity covering a region of 2,850 square kilometers making it home to numerous wild animals just as a great deal of vegetation, Tarangire national park is traversed by River Tarangire stream fixed with a ton of wildlife extinguishing thirst in the evenings. The park is named after Tarangire River which crosses it. It ends up being a standout amongst the best Tanzania safari destinations.

The Tarangire national park is a perfect spot to visit for the individuals who love to consider elephants to be it's prestigious for it's a most astounding grouping of elephants because of variation baobab trees, amid dry seasons there is a relocation of zebras and wildebeests offering you an exciting wildlife experience. The Tarangire national park likewise brags with the four the huge five amusement animals. The Tarangire national park is additionally well known for termite hills.

Tarangire Wildlife Attraction

You can spot Tanzania's biggest groups of elephants close by animals like giraffes, fringe-eared oryx, little ashy starling, more noteworthy kudu, gazelles, hartebeests, wildebeests, lions, leopards, tree climbing pythons, African wild dog and zebras at Tarangire.

Tarangire national park is talented with different winged animal species, it is said to have more than 500 types of flying creatures a portion of the instances of flying creatures at Tarangire national park are Yellow captured sweetheart flying creatures, bateleurs falcons, monstrous lappet confronted vulture, dark-colored parrots, bar confronted leave fledgling, helmeted Guinea fowl, honey bee-eater hammer cops, hornbill, Kori bustards, plovers and striped swallows among the rest.

Other Attractions

The Tarangire national park is 118 kilometers southwest of Arusha town, Tarangire national park likewise gloats with wonderful scenes secured with spectacular forests, baobab and acacia trees and seasonal bogs demonstrating home to wildlife. The Tarangire national park is one of the national parks that offer an exciting background lasting through the year amid wet and dry seasons.

Safari Facts

Safari Facts

  • Second just to the Serengeti biological system for grouping of wildlife amid the dry season
  • Predator populaces are a major fascination here
  • Groups of 300 elephants and abounds of antelope swarm the waning waters of the Tarangire River and its contracting tidal ponds
  • An unimaginable 550 types of winged creatures, the most reproducing species in a single environment anyplace on the planet
Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Staggering centralization of elephants in the Dry season
  • Incredible birding with many dry-nation specials
  • Staggering landscape with numerous baobab trees
  • Great mid-range and luxury lodges accommodations are available
Cons
  • Amid the peak season, i.e. from June to October, Tarangire National Park gets crowded.
  • During the wet season, the wildlife is scattered
Map

Map

Tarangire National Park Map
Uniqueness of Park

Uniqueness of Park

  • It homes the rare Bat-eared fox, Fringe-eared Oryx, and White-bearded wildebeest
  • Sublime 1000-year-old mammoth Baobab trees accentuate the Park
  • Tarangire's pythons climb trees, so watch out for the trees as well
Getting There

Getting There

You can take charter flights from Arusha to Tarangire. You can also reach Tarangire by road from Arusha, which is 46 kilometers.

Best Time To Visit Tanzania

Best Time to Visit

The best time to go to Tarangire Park is from June to October as the animals gather around theTarangire River during this time period, which helps them to spot easily.

Activities

Activities

  • Game driving
  • Guided walking safaris
  • Balloon safaris
  • Bird watching
Health & Safety

Health & Safety

As Malaria is a health concern in Tanzania, it is recommended to have malaria preventive measure before visiting Tarangire as well as Tanzania. So, it recommended to consult your personal physicians for malaria medication and also use mosquito repellent during your visit to Tanzania.

Like any other places in Tanzania, Tarangire is safe to visit.

Food

Food

All the lodges and camps at Tarangire National Park offer all cuisines and recipes from all around the world with traditional local food such as wali (rice), ugali (maize porridge), nyamaChoma (grilled meat), mshikaki (marinated beef) are also served. So, if you are a food lover then, Tanzania would not disappoint you.

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